The Assateague Pullover features luscious cables in a blend of merino and nettle, a sustainable plant fiber that’s comfortable in both warm and chilly weather. The body and sleeves of this pullover are worked in the round from the bottom up to the yoke, then the pieces are joined for working the circular yoke.
Yarn Weight 1
Finished Size 36¼ (40, 44¼, 48, 52¼)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 36¼”; modeled with 4¾“ of positive ease.
Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Little Nettle Soft (68% superwash merino wool, 32% nettle fiber; 385 yd 350 m/3½ oz 100 g): mama’s retro kitchen, 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.
Needles Sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm): 16” and 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Gauge 26 sts and 35 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle; 33 sts and 40 rnds in charted patt on larger needle.
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- The body and sleeves of this pullover are worked in the round from the bottom up to the yoke, then the pieces are joined for working the circular yoke.
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